What does the tail of the dragonfly do?

The tail of a dragonfly (called the abdomen) contains many of a dragonflies organs, including its reproductive organs and much of its digestive system. It also acts as a cooling system. The insect pumps blood through the abdomen. The long, narrow shape ensure that the blood stays close to the surface, allsoing they air to carry away excess heat.
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What is the meaning of the dragonfly and dragonfly symbols?

Dragonfly Symbolism    They are fantastic flyers, darting like light, twisting, turning,  changing direction, even going backwards as the need arises. They  are inhabit (MORE)

How do dragonflies move?

The dragonfly has 2 sets of wings. One set of wings does a vertical figure 8 pattern while the other set of wings does a horizontal figure 8 pattern.

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Can dragonflies eat other dragonflies?

I think they do when they feel threatened. I saw one yesterday, Looked like they were fighting and the Big one chewed the head off the little one and flew away with the body.

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Do dragonflies have brains?

Yes. Any type of living breathing creature that moves has a brain. Otherwise the dragonfly would not be able to move. Since it is the brain that tells everything what to do.

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What does a dragonfly get eaten by?

they are eaten by birds frogs spiders and bigger dragonflys (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pixel_illusion/5179380956/)

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